Jakob Ingebrigtsen

Jakob Ingebrigtsen

March 12, 2024

Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Josh Kerr, & Yared Nuguse Will Race Bowerman Mile at Pre Classic on May 25

Kerr and Ingebrigtsen have not raced since the 2023 World Championship final. Pre will be Ingebrigtsen's first race of 2024 after battling Achilles problems this winter.
February 01, 2024

Jakob Ingebrigtsen says Josh Kerr's "desperate attempt" at psychological warfare may look "silly at somepoint" as he knows he wins "98 out of 100 times" against Kerr and Wightman

Stavanger Aftenblad's Erlend Nesje went to Jakob's house to catch up with one of the sport's biggest stars who is on the comeback trail from injury. After finishing up an hour-long run, Jakob had some interesting comments to say about fame, Josh Kerr, and Jake Wightman. *MB:  Jakob Ingebrigtsen on Wightman / Kerr: "I know that I win 98 out of 100 times against them."

December 10, 2023

Shots Fired: Josh Kerr Takes Aim at Ingebrigtsen's "Major Weaknesses", Tactics, "Yes-Men"

Let the countdown to the Olympic 1500m final begin. It's only 240 days way. On a recent podcast, Kerr seemed to relish the fact he had the opportunity to point out that Ingebrigtsen has some flaws by saying "He doesn't win a lot of non-paced races. I would love for him to be listening to this."
December 08, 2023

Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Karsten Warholm's 2022 Incomes Revealed

Norway is one of the few countries in the world where tax lists are made public so we now know to the penny how much their top track and field stars made in 2022. Find out here how much the Ingebrigtsens made in 2022 - Jakob, Filip, Henrik and Gjert. Plus Karsten Warholm, Narve Nordas and Karoline Grøvdal.
November 09, 2023

The Pill That Over Half the Distance Medallists Used at the 2023 Worlds

Kelvin Kiptum, Faith Kipyegon, Keely Hodgkinson and everyone in the OAC are among the stars who experimented with Maurten Bicarb System in 2023 ($65 for 4 doeses). The big question: does it work *MB: Did you know there's a pill that supposedly over half the distance medallists used in 2023?
October 24, 2023

WTW: Grant Fisher Dumps Bowerman, Ethiopia Finally Rocks The Half Marathon, & Violence in the Ingebrigtsen Camp?

Instead of asking, "What's wrong with the Bowerman Track Club?" Rojo asks, "Can we appreciate how well Grant Fisher and Elise Cranny have done at the BTC?" Plus what should be done with Gjert Ingebrigtsen?
September 20, 2023

Jakob Ingebrigtsen Wants It All: "If Some People Can Do Something, I Believe I Can Do It Better"

After his double victory at Pre, Ingebrigtsen shared advice for those attempting double threshold and why he believes he can break every WR from 1500 through the marathon. *MB: Jakob Ingebrigtsen wants ALL of the WRs - 1500 through marathon: "If Some People Can Do Something, I Believe I Can Do It Better".
September 19, 2023

WTW: Counting Down the 7 Biggest Storylines From the 2023 Pro Track Season

Who were the biggest winners of the 2023 track season? Noah Lyles, Niels Laros, Faith Kipyegon, Sha'Carri Richardson, Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Lamecha Girma, and Yared Nuguse all make the list, but in what order?

September 17, 2023

World Records, American Records, & More: 8 Thoughts on a Wild Day 2 of the 2023 Prefontaine Classic

Gudaf Tsegay surprised with a 5000 WR as Athing Mu surprised with an American record and win. Grant Fisher got an AR but was beat while Mondo was Mondo and a whole lot more.
September 16, 2023

Jakob Ingebrigtsen (3:43.73) Tops Yared Nuguse (3:43.97) in Epic 2023 Bowerman Mile

Both men narrowly missed Hicham El Guerrouj's WR of 3:43.13 as Nuguse smashed Alan Webb's 3:46.91 American record.
September 14, 2023

7 Reasons to Get Excited for the 2023 Prefontaine Classic Diamond League Final

From Jakob Ingebrigtsen's mile/3k double, a potential mile AR from Yared Nuguse, a potential WR from Shericka Jackson, & more, 2023 Pre has it all including Noah Lyles and Sha'Carri Richardson in the 100s.
September 08, 2023

Brussels Diamond League Podcast: Jakob World 2k Record, Addy Wiley Takes Down Jenny Simpson's Collegiate Record

The crew broke down Jakob Ingebrigtsen's 2k world record and Addy Wiley's collegiate record in the 1500m.
September 08, 2023

Jakob Ingebrigtsen Runs 4:43.13 to Break Hicham El Guerrouj's 2000m World Record

Ingebrigtsen ran his final 1600 in 3:46 and closed with a 54.9 final 400.
September 05, 2023

WTW: Why Are We Obsessed With Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Why Noah Lyles Should Be Worried, & Shericka Jackson > Flo-Jo

In this week's WTW, Rojo shares his three biggest thoughts on the 2023 season. Did you know that before Jakob Ingebrigtsen arrived on the scene that African-born men had gone 64-0 at Worlds in distance events. Now they've lost 2 out of 4. Yes, Noah Lyles was spectacular at Worlds but there are some eerie parallels between Erriyon Knighton and Usain Bolt. And did you know Shericka Jackson's run in Budapest was better than Flo-Jo's WR? *MB: Heading into last year's Worlds, African-born-runners had won 64 straight men's distance finals, they've now lost 2 of 4, why?
August 27, 2023

Jakob Ingebrigtsen Leaves It Late, Repeats as 5000m World Champion

Ingebrigtsen said he was still not fully recovered from the illness that plagued him earlier in the meet but had enough to outkick Spain's Mo Katir for gold by .14.
August 23, 2023

Josh Kerr Follows His Instincts to Incredible Upset in 1500m at 2023 World Championships

For the second year in a row, a runner from Edinburgh AC upset Jakob Ingebrigtsen in the world final as Kerr replicated Jake Wightman's race from a year ago to take gold.
August 20, 2023

Yared Nuguse, Cole Hocker Make 1500 Final, Timothy Cheruiyot Out

The 1500 final is set and Americans Yared Nuguse and Cole Hocker will be there with Jakob Ingebrigtsen but Timothy Cheruiyot will not be.

August 16, 2023

The Fan's Guide to the 2023 World Athletics Championships

We share our 5 biggest storylines of the 2023 World Athletics Championships which start Saturday in Budapest and should be amazing. Sha'Carri Richardson's quest for gold, Noah Lyles quest for the WR, and Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Faith Kipyegon quest for doubles all make the list.
August 12, 2023

2023 Worlds Men's 1500 Preview: Is There Any Way to Beat Jakob Ingebrigtsen?

Ingebrigtsen has been magnificent in 2023 but history says it is very hard to win a global 1500 title from the front. Plus can Yared Nuguse earn the US's first medal since Centro in Rio?